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John S. Redditt John Sayers Redditt
Full Name: John Sayers Redditt
Date of birth: April 4, 1899
Date of death: April 13, 1973

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 3 Jan 12, 1937 - Jan 14, 1941 46th (1)   45th (2)   Democrat Lufkin / Angelina   Angelina, Cherokee, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler
S 3 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 12, 1937 44th (3) (4)   43rd (5)   Democrat Lufkin / Angelina Senate President Pro Tempore (44th)   Angelina, Cherokee, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Sabine, San Augustine, Tyler
(1) 46th Legislature - 1/10/1939, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of Senators. . .who were Members of the Forty-fifth Legislature and whose terms of office continue for the duration of the Forty-sixth Legislature." Senate Journal.
(2) 45th Legislature - 1/12/1937, p. 2, listed in "Oath of Office Administered to Senators-Elect." Senate Journal.
(3) 44th Legislature - Senate President Pro Tempore, Ad Interim R.S., elected 5/11/1935. Senate Journal.
(4) 44th Legislature - 1/8/1935, p. 1, listed in "Roll Call of Holdover Senators." Senate Journal.
(5) 43rd Legislature - 1/10/1933, pp. 1-2, listed in "Roll Call of New Senators" and "Certificate of New Senators." Senate Journal.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • REDDITT, JOHN SAYERS (1899-1973). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Memorial, June 1973, p. 606. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, World War II. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • United States Army. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John S. Redditt, 43rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John S. Redditt, 44th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John S. Redditt, 45th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John S. Redditt, 46th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 43rd session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 44th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 45th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 46th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    46th R.S. - 1939
    Banking  
    Civil Jurisprudence (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Game and Fish  
    Highways and Motor Traffic  
    Insurance  
    Labor (Vice Chair) 
    Military Affairs  
    Nominations of Governor  
    Public Health  
    Public Printing  
    Rules  
    45th R.S. - 1937
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Finance (Chair) 
    Game and Fish  
    General Appropriations Bill Preparation, Special (Chair) 
    New London School Explosion  
    Nominations of the Governor (Vice Chair) 
    Public Health  
    Public Printing  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    44th R.S. - 1935
    Auditing of State Highway Department  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Cotton Export, Special  
    Employment, Special (Chair) 
    Finance (Chair) 
    Game and Fish  
    Internal Improvements  
    Military Affairs  
    Portrait of Honorable Jesse Holman Jones, Special  
    Public Health  
    Public Printing  
    Rules  
    State Affairs  
    State Highways and Motor Traffic  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Towns and City Corporations (Vice Chair) 
    43rd R.S. - 1933
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Aransas Pass Hurricane Damage  
    Civil Jurisprudence  
    Commerce and Manufacturing  
    Congressional Districts  
    Engrossed Bills (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Game and Fish (Chair) 
    Highway Department Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Highway Department Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate, Board of Managers  
    Internal Improvements (Chair) 
    Investigating  
    Military Affairs  
    Nominations of the Governor  
    Public Printing  
    Reductions in State Appropriations, Special  
    State Institutions and Departments  
    State Penitentiaries  
    Texas Rehabilitation and Relief Commission Investigation, Committee of the Whole Senate  
     

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